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Job Posting: Office Services Supervisor

Department of Justice

Office Services Supervisor

$5,314.00 - $6,592.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 1/31/2022

Job Description and Duties

Are you a motivated administrative professional looking to grow your career? Are you looking for an organization with a sense of purpose? Then the State of California’s Office of the Attorney General has a position for you! We currently have an excellent opportunity for a highly-skilled Office Services Supervisor to lead our office support team in the Attorney General’s San Diego legal office!

As the Office Services Supervisor (State classification: Business Service Officer II-Supervisor), you’ll have the opportunity to plan and direct a wide variety of business services necessary to support our San Diego office of over 325 attorneys, paralegals, secretaries and other administrative professional staff. You’ll play a vital role in making sure our legal support services are carried out optimally and efficiently.

Under the direction of the Staff Services Manager II, the Office Services Supervisor plans and directs a wide variety of business service functions. The position directly and indirectly supervises up to 13 staff members of varying classifications. Office Services Supervisor responsibilities include oversight of personnel transactions (payroll, benefits, entry and exit clearances, new hire orientation, etc.); facilities management (space utilization, office moves, communicating facility concerns to private property management firm, etc.); financial services (coordinating deposits, transit, parking, etc.); administrative and technology services (mail and courier services, video conferencing, public reception and public inquiry, etc.); purchasing (supplies, office furniture, etc.); contracts management; and vendor relations.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Office Services Supervisor
$5,314.00 - $6,592.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
San Diego County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

  • This position is located in the Division of Operations, Legal Support Operations-Business Services Unit, San Diego.
  • Please disregard the SROA/Surplus language below, as the Department of Justice requires applicants to submit their SROA/Surplus Letter if that is the basis of their eligibility.
  • For more information about the department, please visit the Attorney General's website at

Special Requirements

  • A fingerprint check will be required.
  • Clearly indicate the Job Control Code (JC-284241) and the title of this position in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on the first page of your State Application.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 1/31/2022

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Justice
Attn: Lety Perez
Division of Operations
1300 I Street, Suite 820
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Department of Justice
Lety Perez
Division of Operations
1300 I Street, Suite 820
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Statement of Qualifications - The Statement is a narrative discussion of how your education, training, experience, and skills meet the minimum and desirable qualifications and qualify you for the position as defined in CalHR’s Minimum Qualification for Business Service Officer (BSO) II. In your narrative, address these two questions: a) What is your supervisory style? Consider describing a challenging supervisory situation and how you utilized your skills to resolve it. b) Describe your approach to making decisions and solving problems and why you find your style effective. Your Statement of Qualifications should be typed, 12 point, not exceed three pages, and summarize your qualifications for the  Office Services Supervisor (BSO II) position.
  • Other -

    Click on the following link to complete the California Department of Justice Recruitment Survey:

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Strong supervisory experience and skills.
  • Knowledge of typical office procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and on a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and display a high degree of initiative, flexibility, dependability, and organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to get along with all levels of staff and use tact and good judgment when interacting with staff, vendors and the public.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
  • Experience in developing standard operating procedures and/or ability to develop and present new concepts.
  • Knowledge of and willingness to learn Microsoft Office suite and other custom computer programs.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure.
  • Resourceful, innovative, forward thinker, customer service driven, enthusiastic and highly motivated.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact:
Lety Perez
(916) 210-7012

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 210-7580
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Business Service Officer II Examination

If you have not taken the BSO II examination, please do so.  Below is the examination link:


Please note, if using the United States Postal Service for delivery, there is no guarantee that your application will be date stamped and will arrive by the final filing date. If your application does not have a postmark or date stamp and arrives after the final filing date, your application will not be accepted. Therefore, to ensure timely delivery of your application, it is recommended that you use either electronic delivery, parcel service, or certified mail. Using one of these options will provide proof of delivery prior to the final filing date.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail